Donald A. Clay

July 13, 2018
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Donald A. Clay, age 79 of Taunton, passed away on July 13, 2018 at Morton Hospital.

He was the beloved husband  Claudia (Rabideau) Clay, they shared 58 years of marriage.

Donald was born in New York, a son of the late Antone and Louise (Francis) Clay.

Before retiring in 2010, he and his wife Claudia were the owners and operators of the former Rabideau Dental Lab in Taunton for over 50 years. Mr. Clay enjoyed playing the banjo. He was a loving and kind person who cherished time spent with his family and friends.

Mr. Clay proudly served his country with the Airforce during the Vietnam War.

Donald’s funeral with visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 9:30am from the Silva Funeral Home 80 Broadway (at Saint Mary’s Square) Taunton, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am in the Annunciation of the Lord Church First Street in Taunton. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts made to; Our Lady of Lourdes School 52 First St , Taunton MA 02780 or to the Taunton Animal Shelter 821 West Water Street, Taunton MA 02780 in Donald’s memory, would be deeply appreciated.

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